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Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon poses in front of the paparazzi at Pitt House in Edinburgh after the party’s victory in the fourth consecutive parliamentary election. “The election result shows that the second vote for the independence of Scotland is the” will of the country, “she said, adding that” all the politicians in London who stood in the way will start a struggle with the democratic desires of the party. ” The Scottish people. “
The SNP is the big winner in the Scottish Parliamentary elections. Only one state is needed for a majority of one.
This causes Boris Johnson to invite the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to a summit.
After the victory, party leader Nicola Sturgeon said there was no democratic basis for stopping the new Scottish referendum on independence from Britain.
Along with the Greens, there is a majority for what can be compared to Brexit – within Britain’s borders.
It is the will of the country, Sturgeon tells the Associated Press
And she warns politicians in London against trying to thwart Scotland’s democratic will, according to the Associated Press.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded by calling a summit of leaders in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The question is how will the “UK team” recover from the epidemic.
Johnson described discussions about “tearing our country apart” as “irresponsible and cruel” when the country was on its way back from the pandemic, according to the BBC.
A record number of Scots exercised their right to vote in elections.